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1 Electrocardiographic versus echocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy and sudden cardiac arrest in the community Heart Rhythm, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Positioning of 18F-FDG PET imaging in the management algorithm of hepatocellular carcinoma Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

3 What's new in the use of MRI in the orthopaedic trauma patient? Injury, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Breast screening using 2D-mammography or integrating digital breast tomosynthesis (3D-mammography) for single-reading or double-reading - Evidence to guide future screening strategies European Journal of Cancer, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Apolipoproteins are associated with new MRI lesions and deep grey matter atrophy in clinically isolated syndromes Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Expression of HER-2 in rectal cancers treated with preoperative radiotherapy: A potential biomarker predictive of metastasis Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Feasibility of radiation therapy in patients 90 years of age and older: A French multicentre analysis European Journal of Cancer, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

8 MRI-visible perivascular spaces: relationship to cognition and small vessel disease MRI markers in ischaemic stroke and TIA Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies indicates that an increase of cognitive difficulty during executive tasks engages brain regions associated with time perception. Neuropsychologia, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

10 Mammographic breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer: awareness in a recently screened clinical sample Women's Health Issues, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

11 A comprehensive electrocardiographic, molecular and echocardiographic study of the Brugada Syndrome: validation of the 2013 diagnostic criteria Heart Rhythm, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

12 A simulation framework for modeling tumor control probability in breast conserving therapy Radiotherapy & Oncology, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Anatomical classification of left atrial appendages in specimens applicable to CT imaging technique for implantation of amplatzer cardiac plug Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Colorectal cancer screening: 20 years of development and recent progress Full Text World Journal of Gastroenterology, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Clinical study using novel endoscopic system for measuring size of gastrointestinal lesion Full Text World Journal of Gastroenterology, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

16 PQ segment depression in short QT syndrome patients: A novel marker for diagnosing short QT syndrome Heart Rhythm, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Four-dimensional treatment planning in layer-stacking boost irradiation for carbon-ion pancreatic therapy Radiotherapy & Oncology, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Software-based detection of atrial fibrillation in long-term ECGs Heart Rhythm, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Cardiac resynchronization therapy restored ventricular septal myocardial perfusion and enhanced ventricular remodeling in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy presenting with left bundle branch block Heart Rhythm, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Recommendation for a contouring method and atlas of organs at risk in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients receiving intensity-modulated radiotherapy Radiotherapy & Oncology, April 21, 2014    Clinical Article

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Clinical Pearls in Radiology

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Full-field digital breast screening mammography superior to screen film mammography

Based on a meta-analysis published in The Breast, full-field digital mammography was shown to be more accurate than screen field mammography for breast screening in women < 50 years of age. The meta-analysis involved 10 studies and 667, 649 women.

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Biopsy of echogenic breast masses

As published in Radiographics, approximately 0.5% of echogenic breast masses are malignant. Biopsies should be considered for echogenic breast masses in patients with a history of cancer or radiation therapy, or masses in ecstatic ducts.

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Predicting carotid infarcts

As published in the American Journal of Neuroradiology, age > 75 years, a history of hypertension and carotid wall thickness > 4 mm is predictive of incident stroke in most patients with < 70% carotid stenosis.

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1 Ultrasonography/MRI Versus CT for diagnosing appendicitis Pediatrics, March 14, 2014    Free full text

2 A three year prospective study of repeat head computed tomography in patients with traumatic brain injury Journal of the American College of Surgeons, March 13, 2014

3 Diagnostic accuracy of digital breast tomosynthesis versus digital mammography for benign and malignant lesions in breasts: A meta-analysis European Radiology, February 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

4 Comparison of [18 F]FDG PET/CT and MRI in the diagnosis of active osteomyelitis Skeletal Radiology, March 28, 2014

5 The diagnostic accuracy and outcomes after coronary computed tomography angiography vs. conventional functional testing in patients with stable angina pectoris: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging, March 27, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

6 Effect of integrating 3D-mammography (digital breast tomosynthesis) with 2D-mammography on radiologists true-positive and false-positive detection in a population breast screening trial European Journal of Cancer, March 4, 2014

7 MR versus MR arthrography in detection of supraspinatus tendon tears in patients without previous shoulder surgery Skeletal Radiology, December 20, 2013    Review Article

8 FDG PET is a robust tool for the diagnosis of spondylodiscitis: A meta-analysis of diagnostic data Clinical Nuclear Medicine , March 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

9 Aggregate cost of mammography screening in the United States: Comparison of current practice and advocated guidelines Annals of Internal Medicine, February 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

10 Diffusion-weighted MRI compared to FDG PET/CT for assessment of early treatment response in lymphoma Acta Radiologica, March 17, 2014

11 Comparative outcomes for three-dimensional conformal versus intensity-modulated radiation therapy for esophageal cancer Diseases of the Esophagus, March 21, 2014    Review Article

12 Coronary stent evaluation with coronary computed tomographic angiography: Comparison between low-osmolar, high-iodine concentration iomeprol-400 and iso-osmolar, lower-iodine concentration iodixanol-320 Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, March 12, 2014

13 Effectiveness of fluorography versus cineangiography at reducing radiation exposure during diagnostic coronary angiography The American Journal of Cardiology, March 26, 2014

14 Clitoral size and location in relation to sexual function using pelvic MRI The Journal of Sexual Medicine, March 3, 2014

15 Intensity-modulated radiation therapy leads to survival benefit only in patients with high-risk prostate cancer: A population-based study Annals of Oncology, March 4, 2014

16 11C-Choline PET/CT as a guide to radiation treatment planning of lymph-node relapses in prostate cancer patients European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging, March 10, 2014

17 Ionising radiation-free whole-body MRI versus 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT scans for children and young adults with cancer: a prospective, non-randomised, single-centre study The Lancet Oncology, March 6, 2014

18 The effective use of acai juice, blueberry juice and pineapple juice as negative contrast agents for magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in children Pediatric Radiology, February 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

19 Ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis for acute pulmonary embolism: a systematic review European Heart Journal, February 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

20 What effect does mammographic breast density have on lesion detection in digital mammography Clinical Radiology, March 14, 2014    Review Article

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